Dress Clip

Collection Type

  • Jewelry

Date

1920-1940

GUSN

GUSN-102856

Description

This cast white metal dress clip is set with pave and baguette colorless pastes in an angular geometric pattern. It attached to the neck or back of a gown with the large hinged clip on the reverse.

Details

Descriptive Terms

fasteners
white metal
glass (material)
Clip, Clothing
Clip, Dress
Women's Clothing
Clip, Dress

Additional Identification Number

2308

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

2 x 2 1/8 x 7/16 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Eleanor Fayerweather

Accession Number

1993.911

Reference Notes

The Fayerweather Family Papers and The Fayerweather Family Photographs, Massachusetts Historical Society. (see Fayerweather accession file for a description of these collections). The best information on the Fayerweather family is in John B. Carney, "In Search of Fayerweather: the Fayerweather Family of Boston," parts 1-3, "New England Historical and Genealogical Register" 144, no. 1 (January 1990): 3-21: 144, no. 2 (April 1990): 151-168; 145, no. 1 (January 1991): 57-55.